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Nelio's Story (1998)
"Comédia Infantil" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  24 July 1998 (Portugal)
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Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio ... See full summary »

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Casimiro Nbusse ...
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Joaquina Odete ...
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Lucrécia Paco ...
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André Ruco ...
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Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio is found by a baker in the capital Mapouto; refusing medical treatment, the boy instead asks for sanctuary so he can tell his terrible tale. This he proceeds to do, starting with how the fighters arrived in his village and slaughtered many, to his captivity, his escape and his teaming with other orphaned street urchins to become their leader in survival. Written by Len Massaar

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